Tag: Neighbors

GSLA Neighbors’ Night Out – December

For the third consecutive year, the Greater South Loop Association has circulated its annual State of the South Loop Survey. The results of this information are shared with area elected officials, posted to our website, and inform our programming for the subsequent year. Join us at our December Neighbor’s Night Out, where we will feature the results and a discussion… Read more →

GSLA Neighbor’s Night Out – July

July’s Neighbor’s Night Out will feature speakers from Perkins & Will, providing the latest updates on the Riverline and South Bank sites (the new developments underway along the river, North of Roosevelt Rd.). Half Sour is hosting us in their private room, and there may be opportunities to walk down to the sites for a closer look with the architecture… Read more →

Clean & Green: Fred Anderson Park & Surrounding Areas

Join the GSLA as we team up with the Fred Anderson Park Advisory Council and the South Loop Dog Park Action Cooperative to tidy up Fred Anderson Park and the adjacent vacant lots, streets, and sidewalks. Our cleanup will take place from 10 am to noon, and we will have the necessary supplies.  There’s no sign up, just show up and pitch… Read more →

Confessions of a Condo Board member…

(The names have been changed to protect the innocent) “I ended up on my building’s board kind of by accident… I’ve never served on something like this before and am not sure exactly what I’m supposed to do.”  – Lucy, new board member “Our management company just gave us notice that they will not be renewing their contract with us…… Read more →

September Neighbors’ Night Out – Getting Active: Workouts and Bike Transit!

This month’s NNO was a bit of a break from the norm, with a free 30-min workout session at the beginning to allow neighbors to check out the new Evolve & Elevate fitness studio, located in East Pilsen.  The host establishment for the beverage and presentation portion of the evening was the Pleasant House Pub, located at 2119 S. Halsted.… Read more →

August Neighbors’ Night Out Summary – Great things happening at neighborhood parks

At the August GSLA Neighbors’ Night Out, about 35 people joined in conversation about our local parks and recreational opportunities in the South Loop. The event was held at the Weather Mark Tavern. Two Chicago Park District managers joined the event to give updates and field questions about our local parks: Brandon Cotton representing Ping Tom Park, and Talonna Sharp… Read more →

Chicago Weekly Features the South Loop

Chicago Weekly featured the South Loop–our neighborhood–in a recent article (“Best of the South Side 2012“) and we we are proud to see local businesses, Waffles (Best Start to a Morning After the Night Before) and Overflow Coffee Bar (Best Socially Minded Cup of Coffee) lauded and Clarke House Museum (Best Trip Back in Time) recognized in such a positive… Read more →

Blizzard of 2011

South Loop residents captured many photos and videos of the storm that hit Chicago on February 1-2, 2011.  We asked for photos from around the South Loop and also used the photos that were tweeted over the course of the storm. Read more →